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Coryate, Thomas (1577-1617), an English traveller and writer, born at Odcombe in Somerset, and educated at Westminster and Oxford. He was attached to the suite of Prince Henry, son of James I., and in 1608 he started on a tour over great part of the Continent, accomplishing 1,975 miles in five months. In 1611 he published his journal Coryat's Crudities, and Coryat's Crambe, Colewort Twice Sodden, and in 1612 he set out again for Constantinople and the East, through Persia and Afghanistan, reaching Agra in 1616. He died at Surat.